The biggest single issue that got the Conservatives elected back in 2006 was the Sponsorship Scandal. Riding the wave of accountability and promises of a Federal Accountability Act, Stephen Harper became the first non-Liberal Prime Minister of Canada in the 21st Century.
Another one of my photos made it into Rick Mercer’s Photo Challenge, #22/25
Here is an article in the Globe And Mail that expands upon the post below this one. CAUT, a lobby group for university teachers and researchers, had a meeting with the Minister Of Science And Technology.
Barack and Stephen were recently spotted while they were busy fixing some galactic territorial disputes. But can they solve the Global Economic Slowdown?
I can’t say that I’m big fan of the Keynesian “let’s spend our way out of this recession.” stimulus ideas. That’s partly due to my feeling that some people spending some money isn’t going to make a whole lot of difference.
What is the PM going to say at 15:00EST? “Sorry, I was just kidding.” “We’re not in a recession, but if a coalition takes over we will be.
It’s always been my understanding that one of the big draws to the Conservatives is their supposed sound economic policies. Over the last few evenings I’ve tried to find some balanced, non-partisan overview on the Harper government’s economic performance.
Before Canadians sit down and really think about who they want to be the next Prime Minister, a good exercise for everyone to do is answer the question, “Does Stephen Harper deserve to have a majority government?
It looks like the Conservatives are hell-bent on proving that there are only two things that matter: pushing a conservative social agenda and giving in on ideals as long as they benefit politically.